Library of Congress bicentennial, 1800-2000

celebrating libraries, creativity, liberty : toolkit

Publisher: Library of Congress, Bicentennial Program Office in [Washington, D.C

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A collection of resources for librarians and others to use in the planning of activities commemorating the Library of Congress"s bicentennial and the role of public libraries in American civic life

Edition Notes

Other titlesCelebrating libraries, creativity, liberty
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Bicentennial Program Office
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio (8 sheets, 1 poster, 1 display card) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14499717M
OCLC/WorldCa42262357

Mr. Sellers spoke about a Library of Congress Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit that featured the contents of President Lincoln's pockets at the time of his assassination. "With Malice Toward None: The. America’s Library: The Story of the Library of Congress follows the history of the world's greatest library from its inception to , providing a crash course about everything library related from horse and buggy book delivers to copyright to digitized card catalogs.   Library of Congress Bicentennial Silver Dollar: Coin Designer: Thomas D. Rogers Sr. and John Mercanti: Mintage: , Composition silver (net weight oz. pure silver) Sales Tax. Sales tax: Sales Tax is only charged on this item for residents of California if your invoice total of numismatic/bullion items is less than $1, Library of Congress Web Sites Books for Younger Readers Related Resources on the Library of Congress Web Site. Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress. Library of Congress Exhibition: Thomas Jefferson The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Celebration: A .

"I cannot live without books"-- Thomas Jefferson's passionate statement about books and reading -- and the Library of Congress Bicentennial commemorative stamp are the featured elements of this heavy glass eight comes boxed. " x " x" Two vintage stamps are encased in the weight: The cent stamp was issued by the United States Postal Service on Monday April   Library of Congress Bicentennial Bi-Metallic $ Coin Designer: John Mercanti and Thomas D. Rogers Sr. Mintage: 27, Composition platinum, gold, alloy: Sales Tax. Sales tax: Sales Tax is only charged on this item for residents of California if your invoice total of numismatic/bullion items is less than $1, In keeping with the mission of the State Library, the activities of the Louisiana Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and other programs support literacy and reading and celebrate the writers of the state.. During its first seven years, the Louisiana Book Festival, the Center’s premiere event, has grown to be the largest literary event in. The Library of Congress Bicentennial Commemorative Silver Dollars were released by the United States Mint on Ap and were available for sale until Decem These commemorative silver coins were issued to celebrate the th anniversary of the Library of Congress along with a special ten-dollar gold and platinum bimetallic coin.

What began as a library just for Congress has grown into a rich resource for everyone. Today, the Library of Congress has million books, sound recordings, films, photographs, maps, and musical scores, making it the world’s largest library. Every year, millions of people use the library’s 21 reading rooms or visit its American Memory.   This exhibition showcases the incomparable African American collections of the Library of Congress. It displays more than items, including books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings. It includes a section on slavery. John Clement Fitzpatrick (Aug – Febru ) was an archivist and an early American historian, widely regarded as an authority on George was noted for his groundbreaking work editing Washington's diaries and many letters and documents. Appointed by the George Washington Bicentennial Commission he prevailed over the editorship in his acclaimed 39 volume . Franklin County Pennsylvania The First Years Official Bicentennial Book $ + $ shipping. Vintage Monongahela Pennsylvania Bicentennial Book. $ Library of Congress Card Number: Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and Rating: % positive.

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Written by James Conaway and published in April by Yale University Press, America's Library recounts how the Library of Congress, which began in with the primary mission of serving the U.S.

Congress, has evolved into the world's largest repository of knowledge. During the past two centuries, the collections have grown from volumes and three maps to nearly million books, maps. Get this from a library. Library of Congress bicentennial, [Library of Congress.;].

Library of Congress Bicentennial, As most readers of the Information Bulletin know, the Library of Congress will be on Ap The celebration of the Bicentennial of the nation's oldest national cultural institution began in and will. Get this from a library. Library of Congress bicentennial, celebrating libraries, creativity, liberty: toolkit.

[Library of Congress. Bicentennial Program Office.;] -- A collection of resources for librarians and others to use in the planning of activities commemorating the Library of Congress's bicentennial and the role of public libraries in American civic life.

A new general history of the Library of Congress bicentennial, America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress,by James Conaway, will be available in April to mark the Library's th birthday.

The foreword is by Dr. Billington and the introduction ("One Writer's Library") is by biographer Edmund Morris. From a modest collection of books purchased by the Congress inthe Library has grown to house hundreds of miles of bookshelves.

Laid end to end, they would stretch from Washington, D.C., to Chicago. This book tells the continuously interesting story of the first two hundred years of the Library of s: 3.

Book Description: Written to accompany the Library of Congress bicentennial exhibition, this lively biography of Thomas Jefferson explores the private and public life of the former president and author of Declaration of Independence, candidly confronting the conflicts between his ideals and his lifestyle.

25, first printing. The other Bicentennial publications are America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress,by James Conaway (Yale University Press, ); Thomas Jefferson: Genius of Liberty (Viking Studio, ); and The Library of Congress: An Architectural Alphabet (Pomegranate Communications, ).

Silver Dollar "Library of Congress Bicentennial" (LIBERTY OF CONGRESS IN GOD WE TRUST LIBERTY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM ONE DOLLAR) KM# coin and its complete list of years and varieties with prices.

Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian form. The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online.

Ap James Conaway to Discuss His New Bicentennial History of the Library of Congress on Monday, May 15 Press Contact: Donna Urschel () James Conaway, author of America's Library: The Library of Congress (Yale University Press, ), will discuss his new book at the Library of Congress on Monday, in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison.

The Library's bicentennial birthday party, held inside and outside the Thomas Jefferson Building, celebrated the achievements of Americans everywhere. The Library, which is the world's largest, was founded Apthe same year that the U.S.

capital moved to Washington, D.C. The Library is a giant treasure house of creativity. page 1 of 3. Ap Library of Congress th Birthday. Footage of the reception celebrating the bicentennial of the Library of Congress and the opening of the Thomas.

SinceDimunation, the rare-books and special collections curator for the Library of Congress, has guided a slow-moving, yet successful search for. Library History Seminar X Convenes (February ) Author: LCIB staff Description: Article from LCIB issue (p.

) describing from a library history perspective the first two days of the Library of Congress Bicentennial symposium on OctoberLinks: Full article.

On the History of Libraries and Scholarship (). These 12 issues, representing one calendar year () of "The Library of Congress Information Bulletin," contain information on Library of Congress new collections and program developments, lectures and readings, financial support and materials donations, budget, honors and awards, World Wide Web sites and digital collections, new publications, exhibits, and preservation.

This is a collection of papers delivered at a conference held at the Library of Congress Maycommemorating the bi-centennial year of Joseph Smith's birth. Reviews: 2. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress.

This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.

On Monday and Tuesday, April 3 and 4, "Poetry in America: A Library of Congress Bicentennial Celebration" was cybercast live. The event was sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Academy of American Poets, and the Poetry Society of America, with additional support from Borders.

Item Details. A Library of Congress bicentennial glass paperweight. This paperweight is rounded and features etched designs and lettering. It reads “Library of Congress Bicentennial ” and also has the Library of Congress medallion. The Worlds of Joseph Smith: A Bicentennial Conference at the Library of Congress Author John W.

Welch Here are the papers presented at the international academic conference held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., in recognition of the bicentennial of Joseph Smith's birth. A behind‑the‑scenes look at the Library of Congress, exploring the institution's history and touring through the library's rare books, photos, and maps.

Featured Video July 1, Library of Congress officials exhibited the collection of presidential papers housed in the Madison building of the library. They outlined the process of conducting research at the library, toured.

This book’s subtitle serves as a very accurate summary of its contents, for this volume provides both a celebration of the bicentennial of the Library of Congress and a straightforward, chronological account of the major people and events in its history.

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The coin features an open book superimposed over the torch of learning. Design Theme on Reverse The coin features an architectural rendering of the dome on the Library of Congress' Jefferson building.

Obverse Inscriptions • LIBRARY OF CONGRESS • • • IN GOD WE TRUST • LIBERTY Reverse Inscriptions • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Footage of the reception celebrating the bicentennial of the Library of Congress and the opening of the Thomas Jefferson exhibition was shown. Other programs include Letters About Literature, a popular reading and writing contest for gradeswhich Cole developed with consultant Catherine Gourley (); the Library's monthly Books & Beyond author series (); the Library of Congress bicentennial celebration inwhich Cole co-chaired; the National Book Festival (), the.

Here are the papers presented at the international academic conference held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., in recognition of the bicentennial of Joseph Smith's birth.

These remarkable articles aim to elucidate Joseph's life and mission by positioning him-to the degree possible-within the larger framework of American. The Library of Congress, founded on Apis the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. Also the world’s largest library, it houses million items– 18 million books; two.

Library of Congress. “Technological Strategies for a National Digital Library: Summary of Conference Proceedings Sept. ” Library of Congress Bicentennial News, press release.

Library of Congress. A World of Books: International Perspectives Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress.Library of Congress Bicentennial. Obverse. Hand of Minerva raising the torch of learning over the dome of the Jefferson building.

Lettering: • LIBERTY • IN GOD WE TRUST LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Engraver: John M. Mercanti.Librarian of Congress James H.

Billington named Louise Glück as a Special Bicentennial Consultant from toalong with W.S. Merwin and former Poet Laureate Rita Dove. Billington explained, We want to create a once-in-a-century arrangement, not only to celebrate poetry during our th birthday, but also to significantly increase support for the national outreach of the Poetry Office.